Congrats to doctoral candidate in Higher Education, Ashley Carpenter, who won the inaugural Commitment to Diversity Award from the UMass Amherst Graduate School!

Thanks to the 146 donors to UMassGives this year who contributed $10,566 in gifts and helped us to surpass our total donations from last year and to win second place in our Power Hour.

Dr. Ivon Arroyo has accepted a Joint Pathways position in the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) and the College of Education (EDUC).

Korina Jocson, Ezekiel Dixon-Román, Alisha Smith Jean-Denis, Joel Ariel Arce, and Andrew Torres have published an editorial in Equity & Excellence in Education.

Maria José Botelho, Associate Professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture, gave the talk, "Teaching Ethnographically: Qualitative Inquiry as Contemplative Pedagogy in Higher Education," with Ellen J. Pader, Associate Professor of Regional Planning in the Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning on April 26 at UMass Amherst.

Laura Valdiviezo's research and engagement continue to emphasize the need to challenge language ideologies that further marginalize speakers in the United States and across the Americas.

Sponsored by the Office of Research and Engagement, The Research & Practice Showcase displayed over 30 posters in the halls of Furcolo representing research conducted by College students and staff.

“This is all so very beautiful! Both the art and the community it builds. We all need to get to know each other a little (or a lot) better so we can appreciate the whole person, not just the work they do here.” - Guest book commenter

In February 2019, the Center for International Education (CIE) hosted Sam Brakrash of the Chikukwa Library and Theatre Project in Zimbabwe, who delivered a dynamic and insightful session involving experiential and embodied learning developed from the theatre of the oppressed.

On Sunday, April 14, the Education Club welcomed dozens of Pre K - 6 grade students to the College of Education to experience college for a day.